There was a shootout between safety operatives connected to the convoy of Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, and a few armed bandits alongside Shema in Katsina State on their method again to Kano from Zamfara State.
Although Ganduje was not within the convoy, it got here underneath assault by bandits who blocked Zamfara, Katsina and Kano Road, round Shema on Tuesday, Vanguard reviews.
Ganduje was in Zamfara to attend the formal defection of Governor Bello Matawale into the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
But after the occasion, Ganduje joined the Jigawa State Governor, Muhammadu Abubakar Badaru, again to Kano, which explains why he was not in his convoy.
A supply informed Vanguard that Ganduje was not completely satisfied that his convoy didn’t fill their tanks for the return journey and he ordered them to proceed whereas he joined Badaru.
However, on their method again to Kano, the convoy got here underneath heavy gun assaults from the bandits, however was repealed by the safety operatives attacked to the convoy.
However, three law enforcement officials sustained minor bullet accidents, whereas the convoy ambulance was riddled with bullets.
Another automobile was stated to have misplaced its tires after being hit by bullets. It nevertheless managed to drive to a safer place earlier than the tires had been modified.